Leicestershire engineers take to the sky following £250,000 investment

Engineers at a Leicestershire development engineering consultancy are now able to get a bird’s eye view of their projects following significant investment in the...

Successful bid generates extra £14m for Leicestershire

Plans to unlock an extra £14m for public services across Leicester and Leicestershire have been given the thumbs up. Secretary of State James Brokenshire announced...

Over £100k approved in interest free loans to develop four Leicester...

The Sir Thomas White Loan Charity has said a total of £114,560 has been approved in interest-free loans in December 2018, which will be...

Northamptonshire set to benefit from increase in Business Rates retention

An announcement from central Government has confirmed that a bid by all Northamptonshire councils to be part of a pilot programme to keep a...

East Midlands pay packet slump to £90 less than 2008, says...

Pay packets are worth over £90 a week less in some parts of the East Midlands than in 2008, according to new analysis published...

Government scheme could leave more business rates cash with local authorities

Changes to the business rates rules feature in a range of measures just announced by Communities Secretary James Brokenshire, which means councils in England...

Profit down 27% at Sports Direct

Underlying profit before tax dropped by 26.8% to £64.4m at Sports Direct for the 26 weeks to 28 October 2018. Group revenue increased however by 4.5%...

Latest labour market data suggests employment rising, with unemployment remaining low

The employment rate returns to a record high, with employment growth similar to the relatively strong rates seen over most of 2017, according to...

Midlands economy boosted £229m by commercial radio

Commercial radio in the Midlands boosts the region’s economy by more than £229 million a year in terms of the return on investment enjoyed...

Government confirms £10m grant for Ashton Green

A government grant of £10million is to fund new roads that will help unlock further development at Leicester City Council’s Ashton Green housing site. News...
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Hamper Company receives funding from DIT in time for Christmas

The British Hamper Company, based in Lincoln, is set for a bumper Christmas after receiving funding from the Department for International Trade (DIT) enabling...

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